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Advanced Task Scheduler Basic


Advanced Task Scheduler Basic is a software program developed by Southsoftware.com. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named advschedulerbasic.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 12.01 MB (12,589,298 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Advanced Task Scheduler Basic come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.southsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\advanced task scheduler basic
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Advanced Task Scheduler Basic\advschedulerbasic.exe" "C:\Program Files\Advanced Task Scheduler Basic\uninst.log"
Estimated size: 12.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Task Scheduler Basic

Program executable:advschedulerbasic.exe
The Advanced Task Scheduler software installation program.
Path:C:\Program Files\advanced task scheduler basic\advschedulerbasic.exe
Additional files:
  • advscheduler_bscsvc.exe - Advanced Task Scheduler Basic Edition Service
  • advshutdown.dll - Advanced Task Scheduler ShutDown Library
  • advscheduler_broker.exe - Advanced Task Scheduler Session Broker
  • advscheduler_bscadm.exe - Advanced Task Scheduler Basic Edition
  • advscheduler_bsccmd.exe - Advanced Task Scheduler Basic Edition Commander
  • trayclr.dll - Advanced Task Scheduler (More than 16 colors on the System Tray)
  • runnonelv.dll
  • unicows.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • advscheduler_bscsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Advanced Task Scheduler Basic Service' (advschedulerbsc) "Advanced Task Scheduler service provides task scheduling, so a user can log off after setting up the task and not have to be logged on, for the task to run.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • advscheduler_bscadm.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Advanced Task Scheduler Basic' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Advanced Task Scheduler Basic\advscheduler_bscadm.exe" noshow.

How do I remove Advanced Task Scheduler Basic?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced Task Scheduler Basic (Repair or Remove) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Advanced Task Scheduler Basic from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Task Scheduler Basic (Repair or Remove), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Advanced Task Scheduler Basic.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 9%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 10 27.27%
Windows XP 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.25%
  Germany 12.50%
  Austria 6.25%
  Italy 6.25%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  Slovakia 6.25%
  Turkey 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 37.50%
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Packard Bell ipower G5800 14.29%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 14.29%
HP-Pavilion AZ222AV-ABA H... 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.29%
Gateway NV73 14.29%
eMachines EL1352 14.29%


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